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Senior Rotational MSK Physiotherapist

The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 Per annum incl of HCAA
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospital Sites

Physiotherapist - MSK Rotational

(MSK, Elective Orthopaedics and Hand Therapy)

37.5 hours per week - Monday to Friday

Permanent Contract

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Physiotherapist to join our friendly team atHillingdon Hospital and Mount Vernon Hospital. The post-holder could be based at either Hillingdon or Mount Vernon hospital but may be required to rotate across site.At Hillingdon Hospital there is an MSK outpatients rotation and at Mount Vernon Hospital (situated in Northwood) there are options to rotate into the elective orthopaedic and hand therapy rotations as well as spinal and peripheral rotations in MSK outpatients.On both sites you will join the orthopaedic weekend rota (trauma at Hillingdon and elective at Mount Vernon)for which competency training is provided.

You should have a good base of experience particularly in outpatients and orthopaedics with a good background knowledge of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions.We are looking for an applicant with excellent clinical skills, compassion and enthusiasm to help in service developments, projects and audit.You will need to be adaptable and organised and enjoy playing a major role in supervising junior staff, assistant and technical instructor staff and undergraduate students on clinical placement.

Main duties of the job

The Hillingdon Hospitals Foundation Trust is committed to evidence based practice and research is actively encouraged. Development of clinical skills is supported through a programme of regular in-service training, supervision, CPD and appraisal.Please read our candidate pack for more information about the hospital, Trust and the role on offer. This post requires a degree in Physiotherapy, or equivalent, and HCPC registration.

Please see attached job description

About us

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only acute hospital in the London Borough of Hillingdon and offers a wide range of services including accident and emergency, inpatient care, day surgery, outpatient clinics and maternity services. The Trust's services at Mount Vernon Hospital include routine day surgery, delivered at a modern treatment centre, a minor injuries unit and outpatient clinics.

The safety and well-being of our patients and of our staff is paramount and we are making urgent improvements to address this - particularly in infection prevention and control. We are making progress and going forward by working in partnership with local GPs, charities,community services, academic partners, our local authority, neighbouring hospitals and the wider North West London Integrated care system, and ensuring that we listen and work in partnership with our local population. We are absolutely focused on ensuring that our hospitalsprovide high quality, safe and compassionate care, while drive forward the building of the new Hillingdon Hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to attached job description



1. To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own clinical practice, including the management of patients.

2. To undertake a comprehensive assessment of patients including those with diverse or complex presentations/multi pathologies use advanced clinical reasoning skills and manual assessment techniques to provide an accurate diagnosis.

3. To formulate and deliver an individual physiotherapy treatment programme based on specialist knowledge, evidence based practice and variety of treatment options using clinical assessment, reasoning skills and knowledge of treatment skills including a broad range of manual physiotherapy techniques, patient education, exercise classes,electrotherapy techniques and other alternative options.

4. To take delegated responsibility from the more senior physiotherapists for managing patients with particular conditions and be responsible for providing specialist physiotherapy assessment and treatment plans for patients with these conditions within each rotation.

5. To formulate soundly reasoned prognoses and recommend best course of intervention, developing negotiated goals leading to comprehensive discharge plans

Person Specification



  • Degree or Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • Health Professional Council Registration
  • Evidence of post-graduate courses in relevant field
  • Clinical experience in NHS or similar health service across a range of settings
  • Evidence of CPD of expanded specialised skills
  • Understanding of professional standards of practice - national and local.
  • Understanding of clinical governance and implications for the service

Employer details

Employer name

The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Hillingdon Hospital

Pield Heath Road



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